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Wildlife Officials Urge Deer Hunters to Manage Herds during Drought September 23, 2011 Texas



Wildlife Officials Urge Deer Hunters to Manage Herds during Drought September 23, 2011 Texas, Brownwood News (blog)

... white-tailed deer in Texas are facing tough conditions heading into the fall hunting season. “It doesn't take a biologist to understand that drought has serious impacts on the ...By managing habitat properly, many ranches can moderate some of the effects of drought on antler quality. Any buck with a good set of antlers this year is one that has great potential, Cain added, especially a young buck, and hunters may consider passing up that type of deer....
“Just think if a buck can grow a good set of antlers on the native range under these conditions what he could do during a good year,” he said.



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